• House Overturns OSHA’s Unlawful Power Grab
    Mar 1, 2017  - The House today passed a resolution of disapproval (H. J. Res 83) under the Congressional Review Act to overturn an unlawful power grab by the Obama administration and reject a failed approach to workplace safety. Introduced by Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL), chairman of the Subcommittee on Workforce Pro... More
  • Byrne Moves to Overturn OSHA’s Unlawful Power Grab
    Feb 21, 2017  - Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL), chairman of the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, today introduced a resolution of disapproval (H. J. Res 83) under the Congressional Review Act to overturn an unlawful power grab by the Obama administration and reject a failed approach to workplace safety. The resolu... More
  • Committee Renews Demand for Information on OSHA Joint Employer Proposal
    Oct 26, 2016  - As part of a year-long oversight investigation, House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Workforce Protections Subcommittee Chairman Tim Walberg (R-MI) today sent a letter to Labor Secretary Thomas Perez calling on the Department of Labor (DOL) to comply with repeat... More
  • Kline Statement on Judicial Decision Blocking the Administration’s Blacklisting Rule
    Oct 25, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, today issued the following statement in response to a United States District Court preliminary injunction halting implementation of the administration’s “blacklisting” rule involving government contractors: "This... More
  • Committee Leaders Respond to Government Watchdog Report on OFCCP Enforcement Efforts
    Sep 22, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), chairman of the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, issued the following joint statement after the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report concerning the Departmen... More
  • Committee Leaders Respond to Administration’s Final Blacklisting Regulation
    Aug 24, 2016  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN), along with Workforce Protections Subcommittee Chairman Tim Walberg (R-MI) and Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN), issued the following joint statement today in response to the administr... More
  • OSHA Taking Its Eye off the Ball with Misguided Changes to Recordkeeping Standards
    May 25, 2016  - The Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, chaired by Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), held a hearing today to examine regulatory changes to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) recordkeeping standards, and whether or not these changes will advance worker safety. “Reducing occupational... More